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Paid in Full Reviews

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Harris and Phifer's chemistry lends the inevitable tragedies some genuine punch.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3/4

January 27, 2009
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"Paid In Full" is not the kind of movie that George W. Bush will ever see.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 21, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Stone seems to have a knack for wrapping the theater in a cold blanket of urban desperation.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2002
Mark Keizer
Boxoffice Magazine

For a rapsploitation film to target and frown upon the darker forces of its nature is certainly a good sign for the maturation of the genre.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

November 3, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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I'm going to give it a marginal thumbs up. I liked it just enough.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

October 29, 2002
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Very familiar, yes, but a stylish and above all well-acted tale of friendships gone sour and the inevitable steep price of crime -- a much better movie than it's ever going to get credit for.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Today | Original Score: B-

October 28, 2002
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

The story is familiar from its many predecessors; like them, it eventually culminates in the not-exactly -stunning insight that crime doesn't pay.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

October 28, 2002
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

This is a heartfelt mea culpa -- which gives Paid in Full much of its unexpected emotional power.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

October 26, 2002
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

If you saw it on TV, you'd probably turn it off, convinced that you had already seen that movie.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 25, 2002
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

If there's a way to effectively teach kids about the dangers of drugs, I think it's in projects like the (unfortunately R-rated) Paid.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

October 25, 2002
Ted Fry
Seattle Times
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This familiar rise-and-fall tale is long on glamour and short on larger moralistic consequences, though it's told with sharp ears and eyes for the tenor of the times.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 25, 2002
Jerry McCormick
San Diego Union-Tribune

Harris is supposed to be the star of the story, but comes across as pretty dull and wooden.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 25, 2002
Jim Judy
Screen It!

A standard, run-of-the-mill drug drama.

Full Review Source: Screen It! | Original Score: 5/10

October 25, 2002
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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Needed a little less bling-bling and a lot more romance.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

October 25, 2002
Tor Thorsen
Reel.com

Bottom-rung New Jack City wannabe.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

October 25, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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Rings true, from the smooth dialogue to the unaffected performances of the central actors.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

October 25, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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A fake street drama that keeps telling you things instead of showing them.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

October 25, 2002
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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It does offer an uncommon thoughtfulness that makes it far less exploitative or sensationalistic than most examples of its genre.

October 25, 2002

E! Online

Harsh 'hood reality and good acting? Now that's quite a score.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B-

October 25, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie is ambitious, has good energy and is well-acted, but tells a familiar story in a familiar way.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 25, 2002
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